• Question: What is the difference between a Pulsar and a Magnetar?

    Asked by anon-332900 on 14 Dec 2022.
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      Ben Dryer answered on 14 Dec 2022:

      The main difference is that pulsars are poweres by rapid rotation of the star, and magnetars are powered by extreme magnetic fields, so very different kinds of objects.